Northeast Town seeks cruise ship growth with other Great Lake ports

ONTARIO—The Northeast Town, along with other Great Lake ports, is in discussion with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) over a potential...

Health Unit reports confirmed human case of West Nile virus

The Sudbury & District Health Unit has received laboratory results confirming West Nile virus (WNv) in an adult from the Sudbury East area. This...

Lost hikers assisted by Canadian Coast Guard

Sarnia, Ontario -  On Tuesday August 29 the Canadian Coast Guard successfully located four hikers who had lost their way along the Lighthouse Trail...

NOSM Researcher Participating in Nationwide Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) Vaccine Study

Dr. Marina Ulanova, researcher and professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), recently received a grant awarded by the Canadian Immunization Research...

Espanola woman charged after allegedly stealing $30,000 from local service club

After a lengthy investigation into an internal theft and fraud at a local service club, the Espanola Police Service laid charges against a local...

Rebecca Dawson represents Providence Bay at CNE

TORONTO—Rebecca Dawson, the 2016-2017 Providence Bay Fair Ambassador, proudly represented Manitoulin and the Providence Bay Agricultural Society at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador...

Ontario First Nations ink Ring of Fire road deal

THUNDER BAY—Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was joined by Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle in Thunder Bay on Monday, August 21 to...

Nature Conservancy of Canada urging people to report sightings of giant hogweed

CANADA—With the spread of giant hogweed plant in Canada (which includes pockets of areas on Manitoulin Island), the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is...

Every Ontario community to benefit from federal gas tax fund transfer

OTTAWA—Modern and up-to-date community infrastructure helps connect people to jobs and provides access to better community services, attracts new businesses and creates economic growth. “Through...

Island man says steps to prevent Asian carp from the Great Lakes may be...

UNITED STATES—A  local resident who is a member of Algonquin Eco-Watch feels that regardless of what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is...

More people in N.E. Ontario hospitalized due to alcohol than rest of province, Canada

NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO—While a study released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information report outlines far more people per capita in Northeastern Ontario were hospitalized...

Provincial neglects to consult municipalities on species at risk guide

ONTARIO—Leaders from the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association (NOMA), the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) and the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) have expressed...
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